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High-risk sex offender goes missing again

Last Updated Oct 27, 2017 at 8:54 am PST

Christopher Russell Schafer. (Courtesy Vancouver Police)
Summary

Christopher Schafer went missing in December and July

Vancouver Police looking for federal offender with 'Wanda Lee' tattooed on his neck

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Vancouver Police are asking for help finding a high-risk sex offender.

Christopher Schafer, 40, failed to return to his Vancouver halfway house on Thursday at 7 p.m. Police did not release any information about his disappearance until four hours after the fact.

Schafer has a long criminal history that includes break-and-enter, sexual offences, uttering threats, robbery, and assaulting a peace officer. He has had his community release revoked several times.

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for his arrest.

He is described as Aboriginal, 5’8″ tall, and 168 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo of “WANDA LEE” on the left side of his neck. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, black running shoes, a black hooded sweatshirt, and carrying a black backpack.

Schafer also went missing back in July of this year and in December, 2016.

Anyone who sees him is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.